Alex Sorenson grew up in Sunnyvale, California and Sandy, Utah and served as a full-time missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in São Paulo, Brazil. He enjoys playing soccer, biking, tennis, and running. He graduated from Utah State University majoring in Economics with a minor in Portuguese. He and his wife Emily subsequently moved to Portland, Oregon so he could attend law school, where he has discovered an interest in religious freedom, family law, and immigration law. He is thrilled to be a part of the International Center for Law and Religious Studies.